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10-man BUL pile more misery on Arua Hill in Adjumani

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Sinan Rajub SENOGA

• Arua Hill 1-2 BUL FC

10-man BUL FC subjected Arua Hill to a third successive defeat of the new season in the Sunday UPL fixture at the Paridi Stadium in Adjumani.

Strikers Alex Kitata and Lawrence Tezikya scored the two goals to ensure a 2-1 win over the troubled Livingstone Mbabazi coached side.

John Rogers Okumu scored Arua Hill’s first goal of the season before defender Benon Tahomera was sent off.

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Coming into the game, Abbey Bogere Kikomeko put trust in Joel Madondo and Kitata to search for goals and their combination paid dividends in the 28th minute.

Madondo did the necessary spadework to set up Kitata who tapped home from close range to register his first goal in the BUL colors.

Arua Hill equalized through John Rogers Okumu who headed perfectly from a corner kick eight minutes later.

Moments into the second half, Arua Hill new signing Ibrahim Orit had his debut cut short by injury as he was brought off limping.

Both sides threatened with a pursuit for a possible winning goal and Arua Hill were handed a numerical advantage when Tahomera was sent off in the 65th minute.

He was shown red after raising his boot high towards Rashid Kawawa’s head but the numerical advantage didn’t count for the home side.

Tezikya who had came on shortly restored BUL’s lead with a finish from Kitata’s assist following a corner kick in the 73rd minute.

The win took BUL FC to nine points, level with leaders Kitara who are the other side with maximum points.

The fulltime whistle left Mbabazi in discontent as Arua Hill sit bottom of the table with no point having lost all their three games.

The Kongolo will host Gaddafi who are second on the table, in their next game on October 19th while BUL will host Maroons a day later.

Arua Hill XI; Abubakar Kasimba (GK), Kerepi Jafar, Nelson Mandela, Ibrahim Musa, Yusuf Makutum, Musa Ssali, Dennis Andama, John Rogers Okumu, Wahab Gadafi, Frank Kalanda, Ibrahim Orit

BUL FC XI; Tom Ikara (GK), Nicholas Mwere, Emmanuel Obua, Walter Ochora, Benon Tahomera, Hillary Onek, Pascal Ngobi, George Kasonko, Jeromy Kirya, Alex Kitata, Joel Madondo

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